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In Gaza, 'war is horror' for everyone, including the cats and dogs

The war in Gaza was a traumatizing event for humans as well as animals, said resident Saeed Al Err. Saeed runs Gaza’s Sulala Animal Rescue, caring for dogs and cats, as well as a horse and donkey. “They are poor souls who have a very difficult life in Gaza,” he told Insider See more stories […]

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George Blake: Cold War British-Soviet double agent dies aged 98 in Moscow

Cold War British-Soviet double agent George Blake has died aged 98 in Moscow, according to Russian state news agency RIA. Russia’s SVR foreign intelligence reportedly confirmed the news, with a spokesman quoted as saying: “We received some bitter news – the legendary George Blake passed away.” Blake was the last in a line of spies […]

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France issues Niger travel warning after killing of aid workers

French citizens urged to avoid travelling to Niger if possible as reserve attack raises questions over troop deployment. France has issued a warning against travelling to Niger after six French aid workers were among eight people killed by suspected fighters at the weekend. The foreign ministry said on its website on Wednesday people were “strongly advised” […]

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The war hero who could be Biden’s running mate

Who is Tammy Duckworth, the US senator from Illinois who is reportedly on the short list for the vice-presidential slot on the Democratic ticket? Born in Bangkok and wounded in the Iraq war, Tammy Duckworth has a Purple Heart and the instincts of a street fighter. Her name has come up frequently during high-level discussions […]